Milton's 'Paradise Lost' and Women
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In this article, the writer studies 'Paradise Lost' by John Milton and looks at the author's portrayal of women. The writer questions whether Milton hated women or whether he looked down on them. The writer examines the evidence, and finds that Milton did look down on women, but this was normal for a man of his time.
From the Paper:"John Milton's 'Paradise Lost' is one of the greatest works of English literature. Many people have commented on it, and argued about it. One of the aspects that people have been interested in, is how Milton portrays women. Does Milton hate women, or look down on them? Is Milton a misogynist? This essay examines the evidence, and finds that Milton did look down on women - but this was normal for a man of his time. In short, he was not so much a misogynist, as a man of his time. It is impossible to study 'Paradise Lost' unless one knows something about Milton's life. This is because he lived in the 17th century. This is a ..."
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